Catalysing a Global Agenda on Adaptation to Climate Change: Exploring Transboundary Risks and Opportunities in the Asia Pacific Region

This event explored transboundary risks and opportunities in the Asia Pacific region
Adaptation without borders


Agenda and Speakers

12:30 – 12:35 Welcome Remarks:

  • Mr. Mozaharul Alam, Regional Coordinator, Climate Change Sub-programme, UN Environment

12:35 – 12:40 Why transboundary climate risk is of importance in the context of Asia Pacific

  • Mr. Niall O’Connor, Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), Bangkok, Thailand

12:40 – 12:55 International context of Transboundary Climate Impacts: What do we already know? What are the gaps?

  • Ms. Rebecca Nadin, Overseas Development Institute (SEI), United Kingdom

Wider regional transboundary context of climate change impacts and implications on development for Asia and the Pacific Region

  • Mr. SVRK Prabhakar, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Japan

12:55 – 13:35 Panel discussion moderated by: Mr. Niall O’Connor, Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), Bangkok, Thailand

  • H.E. Malik Amin Aslam, Advisor on Climate Change, Ministry of Climate Change, Pakistan
  • H.E. U Ohn Win, Union Minister for Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation, Myanmar
  • Dr. David Molden, Director General of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, Nepal
  • Mr. Lifeng Li, Coordinator, Support Programmes (Readiness, NAPs, PPF, and Sustainability), Green Climate Fund, Korea


13:35 – 13:45 Closing remarks:

  • Mr. Mozaharul Alam, UN Environment


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